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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1910. Not illustrated. Excerpt:... CHAPTER XXX A BEGINNING AND AN ENDING "it was Allan Charter's coming that clinched matters," said Tom."Doctor Wellington might not have believed us, but he had to believe Charter.""He had to believe the girls, too," added Dick."He knew they would not tell him such falsehoods. But I am glad Charter came along. He hated to get mixed up in it, I know, but he acted the man about it, didn't he?""Wonder what the doctor will do with Koswell & Company?" questioned Sam."Fire 'em, most likely, and they deserve to be fired," growled Stanley."Oh, when I think of the trick that was played I feel like wiping up the floor with every one of those scoundrels ""It was certainly a bit of dirty work," was Dick's comment. The boys were seated in Sam and Tom's room, talking it over. It was Sunday afternoon, and outside the sun shone brightly and a light breeze stirred the trees. It had proved a strenuous Saturday afternoon and evening. Dick and Dora had come up, meeting Allan Charter, the leading senior of Brill, on the way. They had persuaded Charter to accompany them to the Brice cottage, and there all had witnessed a bitter quarrel between Henry Parwick and Koswell, Larkspur and Flockley. Parwick was semi-intoxicated, and in a maudlin way had exposed all that had been done at the haunted house. He had spoken about getting the powder for them, and mentioned how Koswell had fixed a fuse and lit it, and he told of getting the liquor bottles and flasks and other things. He had warmed up during his recital, and had demanded fifty dollars on the spot. When refused he had threatened to go to the Brill authorities and "blow everything." Then Koswell had threatened, if this was done, that he would have Parwick arrested for robbing his former employer, William Schlemp. Then h...*Author:

    The Rover Boys at College (Volume 1910) by Winfield, Arthur M. [Paperback]

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